This Japanese water is actually milk tea


From non-melting ice cream to a black cheeseburger, Japan’s the place for weirdly odd but tasty snacks, and the creation of milk tea that looks like plain bottled water has got to take the cake.

Japanese beverage maker, Suntory, announced a new product from its Suntory Tennensui range back in September. The transparent milk tea is a follow up from its lemon tea-flavored water released earlier in April. And despite looking very much like water, it claims to have the aroma of Assam tea leaves as well as the taste of milk.

So does the Suntory Premium Morning Tea Milk live up to the hype?

Well, yes. The aroma of fragrant tea hits you as soon as you open the bottle. The taste is sugary. It does have a slight taste of tea and milk, but it’s really hard to tell because it’s super sweet. Amazingly, the clear tea looks just like water. There’s a slight but subtle color difference if you look closely enough, though. Especially when it’s next to the real thing.


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